Meaning of Coldstream Guards

Cold'stream Guards'

Pronunciation: (kōld'strē"murz). [key]
  1. a guard regiment of the English royal household: formed in Coldstream, Scotland, 1659–60, and instrumental in restoring the English monarchy under Charles II. Also called Cold-stream&syl;ers
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